PRESS RELEASE December 6, 2002

Apple Online Store Rings Up Millionth Customer

CUPERTINO, California—December 6, 2002—Apple® today announced that its award-winning online store had its millionth unique customer this week. The Apple Store® ( makes it incredibly easy to customize and purchase a Mac and related software and accessories 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Featuring extensive build-to-order capabilities and easy 1-Click shopping, the Apple Store currently operates in 20 countries and eight languages, and offers Apple’s entire product line of hardware and software plus third-party software and solutions.
“Reaching our one millionth customer is a major milestone, and is proof positive that our online shopping experience is second to none,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s executive vice president of Worldwide Sales and Operations. “The Apple Store is a popular way for a growing number of consumers and businesses to buy Apple products, and with extensive build-to-order capabilities, easy 1-Click shopping and free shipping on orders, it’s never been easier to buy a Mac online.”
For the holidays, the Apple Store also features a hot holiday gift guide at Here, users can find that perfect gift for the Mac user, including the iPod™ digital music player for Mac® and Windows, iMac®, digital cameras, digital camcorders and software for the Mac.
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